Japan's Emperor Akihito (L) and Empress Michiko (R) walk to greet guests during the spring garden party at the Akasaka Palace imperial garden in Tokyo on April 27, 2016.
The Japanese royal family host garden parties annually, once in the spring and another in the autumn.  / AFP / POOL / Shizuo Kambayashi        (Photo credit should read SHIZUO KAMBAYASHI/AFP/Getty Images)